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Aug 23, 2009 7:00am EDT
for reconstruction. >>> the government wants to know who killed one of montana's largest grizzly bear. u.s. fish and wildlife said they are offering a substantial reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot the bear. the carcass of the grizzly was found on a ranch in northern montana. the bear, maximus weighed in at 800 pounds and stood nearly 7 1/2 feet tall. >>> we'll check in with reynolds for the forecast. >> although bill is moving away, the storm will create rip currents along the coast, main coast, virginia beach and carolinas. you need to watch for that danger. as the storm moves on we'll see a chance of scattered showers forming across parts of the northeast to the lakes of new york as far south as, say, pennsylvania back into portions of the carolinas. may deal with raindrops. same story in parts of florida. on i-95 corridor, i-55. nice and cool across much of the southeast. at least cooler than we normally get in places like atlanta and birmingham this time of year. relatively dry across the midsection. a chance of scattered showers, maybe thunderst
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 9:00am EDT
for that. and ed henry with the president in montana today as the president continues to push his health care plan. we'll be checking in with him and we're going to take you to arkansas with brianna keilar as she talks to a blue dog democrat who is seeing pushback from both sides of the divide. but first, this developing story for you. the nation's financial crisis. 72 banks have failed this year, and a federal judge warns that the biggest collapse of the year may still be looming. christine romans is part of the cnn money team and joins us from new york. what is the latest with colonial bank? >> it's a company for whom trouble has been brewing for sometime here. and indeed yesterday a federal judge issued a ruling essentially a restraining order borrowing any asset transfers in response a bank of america lawsuit. this is what the judge said. viewing colonial breech given the fact that colonial is on the brink of collapse and suspected of criminal accounting regularities, the potential for immediate substantial injury to bank of america is clear. the part folks are zeroing in on is that
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 10:00pm EDT
a town hall in montana, taking the first family to nearby yellowstone park. mr. obama came because when it comes to passing reform the road truly runs through montana. raw politics from ed henry. >> reporter: montana is a nice place to visit this time of year, but the president had more on his mind than fly-fishing. he came for urgent business, buttering up the state senior center max bachus who could hold the fate of health reform in his hands. >> first of all the man who is working tirelessly to make sure the american people get a fair deal when it comes to health care in america, please give max bachus a round of applause. >> reporter: in private, top presidential advisers acknowledged the fight reached a critical stage because the opposition reached some steam, capitalizing on anger at congressional town hall meetings. >> where does this state that government has the powers to take over health care. >> reporter: by comparison the president's town hall was tame. he did get one pointed question that reflected the strong opposition he's facing. >> we keep getting the bull. that is all
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
to montana later today holding the second of three town halls this week to sell and defend his health care reform plan. the president getting support from former president bill clinton, who came to his defense on thursday saying republicans are promoting fear in the health care fight. >>> senior white house correspondent jake tapper has more for us this morning. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, robin. well, that's right. this montana town hall meeting could prove to be a tougher crowd than the friendly audience that the president faced in new hampshire. for one, montana is a red state that senator john mccain won last fall and, two, the ticks were first come first serve so the president may be feeling the heat just as members of congress have been. >> the most danger to the most people is sticking with the status quo. it is bankrupting america, making families insecure and undermining the future of the country. >> reporter: no stranger to a health care debate former president bill clinton stepped into battle last night blaming republicans for the frenzied town hall sweeping t
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 10:00am EDT
for president obama in this make or break month for reform. >> reporter: sure, montana is a nice place to visit this time of year. the president had more on his mind than flying fishing. he also came for urgent business. buttering up the state's senior citizen and chairman of the finance committee, max baucus, who could hold the fate of health reform in his hand. >> first of all, the man who is working tirelessly to make sure that the american people get a fair deal when it comes to health care in america, please give max baucus a big round of applause. >> in private, top presidential advisers ab advisers acknowledge that the fight has reached a critical stage as the opposition has reef reached soming. >> reporter: by comparison, the president's town hall here was pretty tame, thou he did get one pointed question that reflected the strong opposition he is facing. >> we keep getting the bull. that's all we get, is bull. you can't tell us how you are going to pay for this. the only way you are going to get that money is to raise our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> look, you are absolutely right,
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 1:00am EDT
and yell, "i'm as mad as hell and i'm not going to take this anymore!" >> my name is randy from montana. that i believe our constitution and it's a very important thing. i also get my news from the cable networks, because i don't like the spin that comes from the other places. >> you have to be careful about the cable networks, though. okay. go ahead. go on with the question. >> geraldo: as people vent, washington squirms, and town hall meetings erupt in impassioned debate. this is a fox news alert. >> the notion that somehow i ran for public office or member of congress are in so they can go around pulling the plug on grandma. i mean, when you start making arguments like that, that simply dishonest. >> geraldo: the midst of sometimes wild rhetoric, spreading anxiety and apparently widespread discontent, the president is continuing his now deeply personal push to get people behind his crusade to change the nation's healthcare system. and following up on tuesday's granite state stop in new hampshire and friday's big town hall meeting in the big sky state of montana, after visiting old fa
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
hampshire or the one yesterday in montana. i think they would like to see a little more pushback from critics and people who are concerned that we are seeing at town hall meetings. it allows the president to explain better to someone who is skeptical about what health care reform would mean for them. >> let's check out one of the more heated moments in yesterday's town hall and the president's reaction. take a look. >> we keep getting the bum. that's all we get, is bull. you can't tell us how you are going to pay for this. the only way you are going to get that money is to raise our taxes. that's the only way you can do that. >> i'm happy to answer the question. >> thank you. >> you are absolutely right, that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. >> how to grade the president on his town hall so far, the way he has handled the tougher questions? >> i think he has done exceptionally well. he has talked about health care for the past, i think you could say, probably six weeks or so, almost nonstop every day. here was a tough question from squun w someone who is skeptical tha
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
a town hall meeting in montana. brooke hart has the latest. >> president obama heads west on a health care reform mission. >> let the record show the man left on his own. >> after a week on town hall flare-ups, the health care plan may be in trouble. 40% of americans say they are more simthetdwrick to protesters. 21% say less so. newt gingrich wants more town halls. protesters claim the president is pushing everything from abortion to euthenasia in his reform plan. >> one of the reasons we've pushed back is because of those allegations. >> ads aring paid for by drug makers and hospital and doctor groups teaming up to back the president. >> it means you kpt be denied coverage for a preexisting condition or dropped if you get sick. it means putting health care decisions in the hands of you and your doctor. >> the campaign is a counter punch to critics another town hall. the ad targets a dozen states including montana and colorado. that's where the president next makes his case for health care change, clearly behind where he thought he would be in getting reform passed. in washington, br
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
. president obama takes his pitch for healthcare out west. he'll hold two more town halls, one in montana today, another in colorado tomorrow. the white house is now using email and web video toss lay out its case. a group of healthcare backers will start airing tv ads in support of the plan. >> u.s. marines are gaining grnd against the taliban in afghanistan. american and afghan troops have managed to take over half of a militant-led town, and u.s. aircrafts are using missile toss drive suspects out of the mountains there. troops are trying to secure the area ahead of next week's presidential election. >> a fairfax county man is about to go out of this world. >> that's right. and his success is now inspiring local students. this trip will be patrick forrester's third time in space. the virginia native learned to love science in the classrooms of west springfield high school. he graduated in 1975, and now friends and neighbors in that community are talking about their local hero. >> yeah, it's pretty amazing. people have dreamed, they fulfill them, and it's pretty cool he's an astronaut,
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
barack obama brought to montana today. he's on a four-state tour to his health care reform plan. an increasingly contentious topic across the country. >> reporter: the president hielf out in montana today which is out west but as two democratic senators said the fight is fierce and you have seen all of these town halls. many in maryland and it has been kind of tough on democrats. but on president barack obama today, not surprisingly nobody got in his face. but it did get some tough questions. the president's aides say the president has been itching to deal with the toughest of questions. number one, they say he is convinced health care reform insurgent and doable. number two, he's convinced a lot of the so-called tough questions are really based on misconceptions. didn't hear any misconceptions alleged today. but the president did get the core question which is how are we going to afford all of this and here is some of what happened in montana. >> if i'm writing a check to my local church, i don't know why uncle sam should be giving me a bigger t break than the person that makes
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
today fielding queendns htr montana e therilhe teer no dramatic outbursts. the president did get tough questions from people in the audience. steve handelsman has our report. >> reporter: with polls showing support dropping for his health care initiative, president obama took the lead himself at a town hall in montana. and took the heat. >> that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you are going to pay for this. the only way you are going to get that money is to raise our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> you are absolutely right. that i can't cover another 46 had million people for free. let's assume it costs about $30 billion a year over ten years. we do have to come up with that money. when i was campaigning, i made a promise that i would not raise your taxes if you made $250,000 a year or less. that's what i said. but i said that for people like myself who make more than that, there's nothing wrong with me paying a little bit more in order to help people who got a little bit less. that was my commitment. >> reporter: backing the president's plans are some strange bedfellows,
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
fight for health care reform out west now as the president holds a town hall meeting today in montana and one tomorrow in colorado. it appears the president will face off with angry protesters and the first stop is planned in bozeman, montana. this meeting will folkous a provision to prevent insurance companies from dropping or limiting coverage for those who become seriously ill. >>> a picture is worth a thousand words but some say metro acted too quickly without the facts after this picture surfaced showing a metrobus driver on a cell phone while driving. the eunice kennedy shriver driver's union says the two-way radio was broken and the woman had to use the cell phone to call in a malfunction. the union denies the bus was actually moving. metro went confirm the radio issue and the driver is on paid leave. >>> judgment day in a crime spree that terrorized montgomery county for months. elderly women tied up, robbed and taxed inside their home. a judge sentenced jose garcia polara to life without parole followed by three consecutive life sentences. one of his victims died after the at
CNN
Aug 13, 2009 6:38pm EDT
the campaign, going viral and we will see the president tomorrow out in montana and colorado doing the same kind of town hall he did before. they are even trying to open these town halls up so they can refute these claims that they are stacking these town halls with people. >> here is a question that intreegs me. at these town hauls, these lawmakers go out there and have exchanges with their constituents, is it more likely that the lawmaker changes the view of the con stitt went or the con stitt went changes the view of the lawmaker? >> i think the way you said the question tells us the answer. the lawmaker comes back and thinks, i have got some information. politicians, they are magical thinkers. they are in their offices. they don't know what's going on. they have polls and wizards that come in and tell them what the public is thinking. sometimes they overrely on the reality they see in their immediate environment. >> i suspect a lot of these lawmakers will come back in september with different views than early august. >> certainly, they will know about the concerns out there. i don't kno
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 5:00pm EDT
did pretty well. he came up short in montana but came close. much closer than many people thought, so they say look, now he wants to show that even if some people in these areas may disagree with him, he wants to go in and have a thoughtful conversation, reasoned debate in comparison to some of the town hall meetings we've seen across the country. what he's going do at the top is lay out why he thinks there needs to be insurance reform, that's his big folk occur, just to say you have insurance are doesn't mean you're safe and secure, you could lose that coverage. secondly, he'll take questions for about an hour, we're told. these tickets were distributed randomly on the internet. people were able it to sign up. they didn't have control over democrats or republicans got them. just as we saw yesterday, just one or two tough questions in montana at a town hall meeting, for people coming at it from the other side. the president could get tough questions from the other side today as well. as you noted at the to we are getting information are from white house aides. ed president is very ear
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
was back on the healthcare offensive today holding a town hall meeting in montana. mike emanuel reports on how his message played in big sky country. >> it had the look of a campaign appearance but this was about president obama's full court press to reform healthcare. the state was where max baucus presides and the president started it in a relaxed fashion. >> here in mon tan na, you have bears, moose and elk and in washington, you just have mostly bull. awhile the event started off with fireworks, some people challenged the president and senator baucus. >> all we get is the bull. you can't tell us how you are going to pay for this. you're saving here. you're saving over there. you're going to take a little money here, a little money there. but you have no money. the only way you are going to get that money is to raise our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> you are absolutely right that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. you're right. i can't do that. so we're going to have to find some resources. >> then later, a man asked mr. obama why his industry is being portrayed as
MSNBC
Aug 24, 2009 6:00pm EDT
there in montana. 47% of the people in montana want a public health insurance plan. 43% oppose it. that's according to a new research 2000 poll. this proves healthcare reform is not just a liberal issue. it's harder to find a redder state than montana. a lot of guns up there. plus baucus has got problems with the democratic base. 55% of montana democrats disapprove of his handling of healthcare. baucus is feeling the heat from lefties. he was getting hammered on a conference call with democrats last monday night and wound up saying, "i want a public option too." very interesting. now we know baucus likes the public option because he put it out at his healthcare playbook back in november after the election. he did that. so that's a position, a flip, and a flip. okay. so what's changed? the town hall nuts are making their knees shaky? is that what's going on? or is it all the industry money in the pockets? speaking of industry money, ken conrad, north dakota senator, chairman of the senate budget committee and wone of the gang f six, or musketeers of six on the finance committee. he's pushing the cra
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
in a conservative suburb of montana. it's expected to draw angry protesters just like those who have disrupted town hall meetings held by members of congress. the president will focus on a provision of the healthcare plan that would prevent insurance companies from dropping or limit coverage for those who become seriously ill. >> he felt very satisfied with what happened in new hampshire. he was able to address concerns that people had. i think he was able to take on, as i said, the misconceptions that have been out there in the legislation. so i think, he feels like we have made progress. >> organizers say they expect a turn out of about 500 people. >>> stay tuned to fox 45 morning news for continuing coverage of president obama's town hall meeting. we will have the latest coming up in a live report from washington later this hour. >>> eunice kennedy shriver will be laid to rest today. an invitation only funeral mass is scheduled at a catholic church in massachusetts. vice president joe biden is expected to join the kennedy family and friends to bid a farewell. the sister of john ed kennedy and ed
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of reform. >> reporter: president obama will take on the case in town hall meetings in montana and colorado. 34 percent of americans say the loud disprescriptions -- disruptions have made them sympathetic to the opponents. they insist there's a lot of misinformation about what might be inclued in the health care reform plan and they argue leaving the system as it is won't work. the white house. >> salisbury will be in town to explain the plan and we want to know your thoughts. e-mail them to us at web alert and click on the link at the top of the wjz home page. >>> an unusual on the job fatality. he was mowing the grass in columbia when he apparently fell asleep and his riding mower kept going, going down the side of the hill and pinning him underneath it. they're investigating. >>> a prince george county woman accused of luring a man to his death. she invited andre hayes to a place where he was shot to death. >>> the swine flu claimed another life here in the state of maryland. good afternoon. >> good afternoon, the maryland department of health and mental hygiene confirmed that a six
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. >>> back on the road for another town meeting, today president obama is heading to montana where he could run into more protesters. organizers expect about 500 people to show up. he's set to highlight the plan. >>> still ahead at noon, taking a live look outside, stay tuned, you're first warning weather forecast is 15 minutes away. here's a look at the day's my day stock. ??o >> for some reason i think this desk reminds him of the vet table. >> i think the lights are a little scary. >> i'm a genious, keep the mic off. that's good for me. >> come back. >> i have this wrapped around someone's leg. >> he's a friendly dog. he's scared to death on this table. want to find him a home. mr. basement believes we can make a difference for pets. >> quite a nice weekend. still warm, human, we -- humid, we're going to be above for the next few days around the 90 degrees range. the humidity level still pretty high. the win from the east at 6 miles per hour. 30.21 and rising is the reading. 77 in cumberland. 83 in ocean city. 70s around the immediate area. we're seeing again the temperatures cl
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 3:05am EDT
. thunderstorms also from washington to north dakota and from montana down to new mexico and arizona. dry for much of the west coast and northeast. >> a mild 79 in boston, 84 in new york and baltimore. 86 in chicago, 87 in detroit and 90s in minneapolis, fargo and omeprazole. seattle only up to 67, boise 75. 94 in salt lake city and 103 in phoenix. >> when you think of speed dating, images of 20 and 30 somethings now come to mind but some senior citizens are getting into the action. >> 80 and 90 somethings came together to meet for blind dates. they were told to prepare some questions ahead of time and they did. >> yes, have i some. i was told i musn't say "do you snore?" >> the event was organized by the not so lonely hearts club. they plan to hold another one next month. >> good idea. >> never too old to find love, right? >> no, you're not. >> we'll be right back with more "world news now." ♪ get around, round, round, i get around ♪ long summer days and not enough sleep. what i wouldn't do fr a do-over. (announcer) ne neutrogena total skin renewal. gentle exfoliating puffs and micro-vibrati
ABC
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
... and tomorrow. that's our promise. that's ingredients for life. safeway. >> a restaurant in montana has a beef with president obama. when he comes to town tomorrow, ted's on tannin grill will offer a $10 bison burger to the customers there. this is spurred by the president's love of cheeseburgers. >>> let's find out what happened with the redskins. >> it was a newsworthy night. michael vick is back in the national football league. hey smart, how? well, funny you should ask. you see, after i book 10 nights, i get a free one. say i spend 2 nights at a big name hotel, 3 at a boutique, and 5 at a beach resort... and boom! free night. ( dings, monkey chatters ) ( in a baby voice ) aren't you a smart one? ( monkey laughs ) accumulate 10 nights and get a night free. welcomerewards from hotels.com. smart. so smart. >>> i am here in baltimore. did not read too much into this. the coaches got a chance to look at so many of the young players. baltimore beat washington in the first preseason game, 23-0. washington won the toss, and jason campbell completed his first two passes. he never got the offense an
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
passed even if it cost him a secon term. the president heads to montana today and colorado tomorrow for more town halls. meantime, a group of healthcare backers have now launched a $12 million tv ad campaign to answer the critics. and u.s. marines are gaining ground now for the battle for control of taliban-led towns in afghanistan. american and afghan troops have managed to take about half of the town, and u.s. aircraft are using missiles to attack militants. they want to secure that area ahead of next week's presidential election. >> a private funeral mass is set for today in hyannis, massachusetts, for eunice kennedy shriver. last night a prayer service was held in cape cod. shriver was the sister of the late president kennedy and the founder of the special olympics. shriver died tuesday at the age of 88. mourners praised her for her life of public service. >> she regarded the wealth she had, she'd been given t gift that she'd been given, her body. bfering her was appear asset that she was meant to use to help other people in the service of god. >> earlier in the day, hundreds of
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
that he was happy to be in montana. in washington, you mostly have bowl. -- bull. he entered a health-care firestorm. outrage outside it, but inside, a more suued crowd not afraid to challenge the president. >> you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. the only wayou're going to get that money is to raise our taxes. >> i made a promise that i would not raise your taxes if you made to modern $50,000 a year or less. for people like myself that make more than that, there's nothing wrong with me paying a little bit more in or that help people who have a little bit less. h>> he also chastised tv that showed bad town halls when their work called ones. what is a fair assessment of american feelings? despite the outburst, polls show 49% of people disapprove of his handling of reform. a true split. that means the debate is hardly over. >> why would you change your strategy from talking about health care reform to health insurance reform and decided to vilify the insurance company? >> what we woulde doing it would be to say that private insurance has no place in the health-ca
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 3:05am EDT
were you playing with? >> well, joe montana was our quarterback and, yeah, jerry rice was on the wide out. and we had deion sanders and barry sanders. and the first play of the game, i snapped it to joe montana. he told me to do a post, and he told jerry to go long. >> jimmy: this is exciting. you snapped it to joe montana. that's awesome. >> i was, without a doubt, living the dream. okay, and i thought, "he's going to go to jerry, he's going to go deep." you know what i mean? >> jimmy: of course, yeah. >> so i do a quick little post, and look over. and this is the first play of the game. it's on espn. it will air the same day my movie premieres, on august 14th. "the goods, live hard, sell hard." [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: really funny movie. we have to talk about that, too. >> yes, yes. and so i do a quick little post pattern. and there's joe montana. and he throws it to me, and it's -- it's the greatest moment of my life. i mean, i'm absolutely peaking. >> jimmy: yeah. you are weeping. >> well, i mean -- i've lived my whole moment -- my whole life for this moment, right? and
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 1:00am EDT
to montana, that is one of the most nra saturated states in america. people take their personal liberties very seriously there. even for someone to stand up and say that i am an nra member, this would normally rattle the roof. i bought that was very revealing. let's assume that it was totally on the up and up and very legitimate. there are still some things that the president said today that are not getting near the target. for example, he continues to use the phrase 47 million. that figure is nonsense. there are a number of people who are uninsured because they don't fill out the forms yet they already qualify for medicaid and medicare. there are 12 million illegal aliens, is the president for to pay for every illegal person? there are a number of people who could afford insurance but they choose not to have it because they would rather have a new track or go to dinner more often. let's be honest about the figure. if we want to cover 5 million americans that cannot have insurance, i don't know anyone who has a problem with that. that is not that difficult. what the president's now wants
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 10:00am EDT
at this point, rick. >> rick: we watched the president in colorado and he did the same thing in montana the other day and has the opening statement and takes off his jacket and rolls up his sleeve, and this is a president who looks more like a candidate, like he did before super tuesday last year, does it feel like you are covering a campaign? >> reporter: yeah, absolutely, rick, it certainly does, i mean, three town halls in five days, and from new hampshire to montana, to colorado, and now we're in arizona, and so, feels like campaign mode and the president telling people yesterday in grand junction go out and knock on doors and spread the message of health care reform and he's doing what he has done best, silt ell it i person and rolls up his sleeves and whatever you are asking, your opponent, bring their questions and definitely feels like we are back in campaign mode. >> rick: mike, thanks so much. >> jamie: the president's colorado town hall, was mostly filled with supporters who didn't challenge the president or his reform efforts. at least until the end when 23-year-old zach lon
HLN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
of north and south dakota and parts of montana. we're going to continue to talk more about the weather and keep you posted with the very latest. robin? >> thank you so much. >>> if you suffered through a pay cut during poofrt this recession, there's a chance you may get some of your paycheck back. that's great news in a bad economy. plus -- whoa. they got the world on a string. we're going to take you to the world yo-yo contest. <ó<ó<ó>> time for our salute to the troops. today's salute is from a proud dad to his son. wade wants to tell his son matt keep his eyes and ears open and e change his sock often. >> good morning. i wanted to give a sharp air force salute to senior matthew fullwood. we love and miss him a whole lot and can't wait for him to return in december. >> good advice from dad. if you have somebody in the service and you want to salute them, go to cnn.com/robin so we can. >>> in about four hours a private funeral for eunice kennedy shriver is going to begin. now, a public wake was held yesterday. the sister of president john f. kenne kennedy died yesterday. sh
NBC
Aug 11, 2009 6:30pm EDT
this is the first of three townhalls the president is going to have this week. two more, one in montana, one in colorado. but if he didn't get any heat here in new hampshire, it's probably unlikely he'll get real heat in colorado or montana. brian. >>> chuck todd starting us off tonight. chuck, thanks. the sent m we have been talking about, anger, expressed at members of congress home for their summer recess one on full display again today elsewhere. and as nbc's anne thompson tells us tonight, health care is just one subject that has some americans feeling worried and downright angry. >> reporter: today pennsylvania senator arlen specter came face to face with what is now a familiar scene. >> he is right? >> he -- >> my constitutional! >> this is maoist china. >> reporter: voter anger at a townhall abut health care. buflt the anger is not always about health care. this man erupted when he was not chosen to speak. >> i got news for you, that you and your cronies in the government do this kind of stuff all the time. >> reporter: and this self described conservative republican railed against t
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 5:00am EDT
his health reform plan today. yesterday he held a town hall meeting in montana where he got some tough questions from the 13,000 people who attended. >> with polls showing support dropping for his health care initiative president obama took the lead himself at a town hall in montana and took the heat. >> that's all we did. you can't tell us how you are going to pay for this. the only way you are going to get that money is to raise our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> you are absolutely right. i can't cover another 46 million people for free. but let's astume it costs about $30 billion over 10 years. we do have to come up with that money. when i was campaigning, i made a promise that i would not raise your taxes if you made $250,000 a year or less. that's what i said. but i said for people like myself who make more than that, there's nothing wrong with me paying a little bit more in order to help people who have a little bit less. that was my commitment. >> backing the president's plans are the unions, drug companies, hospitals, and doctors, the a.m.a. >> what does health insurance refo
FOX
Aug 30, 2009 4:00am EDT
been harvested. some fields in idaho, washington, oregon and montana still need to be harvested. >>> now we would like to take a moment to invite you to a couple of events we're hosting this week at the farm progress show. first up is a taping of our marketing round table this week at the exhibit area. the discussion gets going at 12:30 on that first day of the show. the next day, i'll talk policy and production. that program begins at 2:00 at the verse tile tractor exhibit area. the first 100 visitors for our wednesday program will receive a free cap from verse tile. that's it for the headlines. back to john for crop watch. ♪[music] >> crop watch begins in louisiana. corn harvest is about 80% complete. yields on ears are hitting 240- bushels to the acre. dry land is 40-bushels to the acre. in illinois, a farmer who checked his corn planted on may 30th saw a lot of small kernels. he doubts he will make it before first frost. one farmer sprayed on a good looking soy crop. he was counting nearly 1,000 per plant. in the northeast region of arkansas, a farmer writes august-degree
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
care. president obama taking his push for health care reform out west. stops include montana and colorado. cbs news us who correspondent chip reid is traveling with the president and joins us from big sky this morning with more. good morning, chip. >> reporter: good morning erica. the president came here to big sky country for a town hall meetin his critics were predicting that this would be the time he would finally see that anger over health care reform face to face. >> hello, montana! >> reporter: it was clear right from the start this crowd was on his side. >> welcome and thank you. i believe in reform as well. >> reporter: the president lightened the mood even more with a little humor. >> here in montana, you got bears and moose and elk and in washington you just have mostly bulls. >> reporter: but finally some anger from a man who turned the president's humor against him. >> that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> reporter: the president said he would not raise taxes on the middle class but the plan would
Univision
Aug 14, 2009 6:30pm EDT
>>> en una reunión en montana el presidente obama atacó las practicas de las aseguradoras - california despachó más bomberos por los incendios que hablí gado a miles de personas a dejar sus casas en santa cruz. >>> se dio luz verde a una polémica ley de educación choques entre manifestantes y la policía. >>> el dicho que el que persevera alcanza un niño pudo entrevistar al presidente obama y lo logró. >>> este es su noticiero univisión, con jorge ramos y maría elena salinas >>> buenas noches el presidente barack obama salió al ataque para defender sus planes, para cambiar la manera como funciona el sistema de salud en este país en montana el presidente atacó a las compañías de seguros. diciendo que cobran mucho y no cubren a todas las personas. ante las fuertes criticas y el peligro que el congreso rechace sus ideas. el presidente ha salido a defender personalmente su plan. >>> el presidente obama atacó las practicas de la compañías de seguro en este foro puúblico y desmintió un principal argumento de opositores. >>> esto n es que el gobierno va a asum
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 4:30am EDT
makes his pitch for healthcare reform at a town hall meeting in montana. at a bozeman suburb, hundreds are expected to show up in protest. the healthcare reform has triggered a wave of growing anger in the country. susan roberts is in washington with more. susan, good morning. >> reporter: michelle, good morning to you. the white house is trying to push back against these explosive town hall meetings through its online campaign and the president himself. the administration is trying to quiet the critics of healthcare reform. critics angry over the president's healthcare reform plan are not holding back. >> you listen to us. >> reporter: americans will have another chance to be heard today at town hall meetings across the country. democrats are trying to win over an increasingly skeptical public fed up with the proposed overhaul. >> nobody tells me how to live my life. nobody tells me how long i should live and when i should die. >> reporter: but not everyone is out to crush reform. >> that's not fear. that's not fear. >> reporter: supporters are also speaking out. this woman recently l
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 4:30am EDT
. >>> president obama answers questions about his healthcare reform plan at a town hall meeting in montana. but the push for reform has caused a ruckus that's being heard back on capitol hill. joel brown reports. >> reporter: one of the most controversial issues raging around the healthcare reform debate is being cut from a draft of the bill. a key senate committee has decided to get rid of a provision that called for end of life counseling for seniors. senators soured on the measure after critics called them death panels. >> my trust and faith in the united states government and its leadership has been destroyed. >> reporter: the vocal opposition to president obama's reform plans are as loud as ever, but as the president's urging, more supporters are speaking up now, trying to help him take back control of the debate. >> i fully support everything that president obama is trying to do, especially where healthcare is concerned. >> reporter: a top aide to the president sent this e-mail to supporters and asked them to forward it on to others. it lists reasons to support the obama administrati
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 9:00am EDT
to montana. this was just before they spelled out how they would have cost savings. megyn: what do you realistically predict for these seniors, as a result of these potential cuts? he says he is reducing inefficiencies, so what would happen? >> the program would simply go away. no insurance company making 20% profit on this program would continue this. this program would go away and seniors would no longer have -- i suspect every medicare advantage holder would lose their plan overnight. megyn: how do we know what to believe? you are telling us this, and president obama has said repeatedly that he will not cut benefits, that his plan will strengthen medicare and reduce abuse. as well, they are going to put $240 billion more into medicare to ensure physician payment are not cut. who can we believe? >> people just need to apply logic. if you cut a program by 20%, it boggles the imagination that the program can still exist -- that assumes that profit margins from insurance companies are 20%. you would have to be in microsoft or google to have that kind of profit margins. just think about
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 9:00am EDT
expect or what can we expect from the crowd in montana? >> we are hearing that outside this airport hangar there will be demonstrations. a local tea party group predicts hundreds rallying against this legislation but there are at least one group supporting healthcare reform that will be there. in new hampshire outside there was a little bit of a rally but inside a more sympathetic crowd than we have seen at the confrontational town halls. the white house said nobody was preselected, that not all town halls are screaming matches. tuesday in new hampshire this was done by an onstar hotline lottery. today it is a line-up of first-come, first-served so we expect the dynamic could be different. as you mentioned senator max baucus will be attending. his home state. he is the key figure. he is part of the gang of six a bipartisan group, three republicans, lee democrats trying to negotiate in the senate a compromise deal. so a key figure. bill: polling shows a drop in the support of the healthcare reform bill. how is the white house reacting to that? >> we had a relevant poll out yesterday
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
a town hall meeting in montana. may be rowdier than the crowd in new hampshire earlier this week. usually they told signups on a web site. but tickets are being handed out on a first come first come basis. town halls have been heating up as you know all around the country this month. we will keep you potioned on what happens there secretary of state hillary clinton is wrapping up her trip to africa. this morning right now she is in cape verde day preparing to talk with nevez. she met with lie brotherrian leaders and spoke about democracy. >> there are no image wandz or i would have brought one for every one of you there are no quick fixes for countries making the transition from violent conflict to lasting peace and stability. alisyn: clinton toured seven african nation to bolster economic ties. brian: michael vick will try to resurrect his career with the eagles. he signed an option for a second year. the deal worth about $7 million. vick is backed in the league less than a month after being conditionally reinstated. following his prison term on dogfighting charges. so what do football f
MSNBC
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
-election at all. his polls are way down out in montana and this is a somewhat embattled figure within washington. this is someone that a lot of democrats just don't trust. a lot of republicans don't trust and -- >> why don't they trust him? why don't they trust him? is it because he doesn't -- i mean, does he go back on his word or is he just a guy who doesn't play sides? >> i think he's a guy -- i think probably more the latter. i think, you know, he was for the bush tax cuts in 2001. he had to deal with chuck grassley last year and then he sort of turned around and supported the democrats on a key medicare bill last summer. he does sort of play both sides of the fence which i guess is smart if you want to get re-elected every six years in montana but, again, he seemed shell-shocked by the whole situation now. i saw him in a town hall meeting. he was actually surrounded by youtubes as he called him, which i think he meant cameras. no, it's true. there are even people with youtubes in the audience and i was like, whoa. he said i think i meant cameras but, anyway, i put it in my story. it went vi
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 12:30pm EDT
were born in billings montana when there parents went for five or six years. one son these days, came back to billings, married a girl who was part of a large family. now he is part of that large family and he is building a large family. and he will not budge. he is just totally attached. the other one, and his story is just fascinating, is in montana. and this is not a rich family, but there is some rich man in montana who pays for one kid a year -- well, for the four-year duration of school to go to saint paul school and new hampshire. you just paste the whole thing. he goes and finds some super bright kid or so this boy couldn't study languages in billings. and so he signed up and he was accepted. and then he got cold feet and turned him down. then he reconsider. is terratec never even been to see the place. they didn't know what he was up to. and so he reconsider and called him up and said no, i think i do want to do that. it's too late, but let's see what we can do for him. so he gets into hotchkiss, and the rich man puts them in hotchkiss. in one year he is boy of the year at ho
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 12:30am EDT
born in billings, montana where the parents lived for five to six years. one son these days, okay, and came back to billings, married a girl who is a part of a large family. now he is part of that large family and he is building a large family and he won't budge. he is totally attached. the other one, and his story is fascinating. he is in montana and this is not a rich family but there is some rich man in montana who pays for one kid a year, for the four year duration of school, to go to st. paul's school in concord, new hampshire. beaches base for the whole thing. he find some super bright kid. this boy couldn't study language in billings, so he signed up and he was accepted. then he got cold feet and turned him down. then he reconsidered and his parents had never been to see the place. they didn't even know what he was up to 70 reconsidered and called them up and said i think i do want to do that. as it was, it was too late but let's see what we can do for you. he gets into hotchkiss and the richman puts them in hotchkiss. in one year he is boy of the year at hotchkiss, a broad
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, colorado. his meeting just like the one in montana have been tamer than some of what we've seen. also in his weekly address, the president urging americans to turn down the temperature and listen more. >> i know there's plenty of real concern and skepticism out there. the idea of change can be unsettling, and i know there's some folks who believe that government should have no role at all in solving our problems. these are legitimate differences, worthy of the real discussion that america deserves. >> now, the first family is traveling along on this road trip, seeing the sights like yellowstone national park. why is he focusing on the traditional red states? ed henry takes a look behinl the health care fight. >> reporter: sure, montana is a nice place to visit this time of year. but the president had more on his mind than just fly fishing. he also came for urgent business. buttering up the state's senior senator and chairman of the finance committee max baucus who could hold the fate of health reform in his hands. >> first of all, the man who is working tirelessly to make sure that th
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
of preexisting conditions. yesterday i was in montana talking about people who had their insurance policies suddenly revoked even though they were paying their premiums, just because they got sick. today we're talking about people like nathan and his family who have insurance, but are still stuck with huge bills because they hit a cap on their benefits or are charged exorbitant out of pocket fees. when you hear about these experiences, when you think about the millions of people denied coverage because of preexisting conditions and the thousands who have had their policies canceled because of an illness, countless people like nathan, i want you to remember one thing, there but for the grace of god go i. [ applause ] this is something that sometimes we have forgotten during the course of this health care debate. these are ordinary americans. they're no different than anybody else. they're working hard, they're meeting their responsibilities. they're held hostage by health insurance companies that deny them coverage, or drop their coverage, or charge fees that they can't afford for care they
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
remarks. thanks very much. >> thanks a lot, alex. >>> the first family made time in montana for some whitewater rafting. today they are touring national parks in yellowstone, wyoming and grand junction, colorado. in addition to the president's town hall at precisely 6:15 p.m. eastern time. chuck todd is traveling with the president and he will join us with a live report in just a little bit. >>> seven people are dead, 91 injured after a suicide car bombing at nato's military headquarters in afghanistan. it happened in the capital city of kabul in a heavily guarded neighborhood. it comes five days before the presidential election. thetal l taliban has claimed responsibility. the blast was the first major attack since february. >> and do look at this video from china. the flooding is as you can see literally watching the homes away. not only causing landslides, but they destroyed roads and burst the river banks. according to cctv, china's state owned news channel, up to 11 are dead, two people are injured. >>> well, police in georgia confirm that a missing woman's cell phone has been f
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2009 9:00am EDT
or probably already have gotten a phone call saying you have a ticket, come pick it up. with the montana one yesterday, they did that one a little bit differently, they handed tickets out for about a two hour window and it was first come first serve and individuals could get up to two tickets, meaning you don't know who the second ticket was going to go to. >> kind of fun to wake occupy a saturday morning and go what are you doing today? i don't know. i'm going go hear the president. it is kind of cool. although do you it every day. >> reporter: one quick thing on that front. you see criticisms saying he's only got supporters. guess what? his supporters will be more motivated to wait in line and stay up late to make sure they get a ticket probably who are so than opponents. >> and you have point. chuck todd, thank you so much. >>> you can watch the president's town hall live at 6:15 p.m. eastern. we'll have it right here on msnbc saturday. mean time, developing now, a large explosion in kabul near the nato headquarters. that blast was caused by a suicide car bomb. the explosion has killed se
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2009 10:00am EDT
'm joined live from big sky, montana, chuck todd. good morning again, chuck. >> reporter: good morning, alex. >> let's talk about the president's response. what was it and did it satisfy the crowd? >> well, i think the crowd was satisfied with the answer. what the president did was, he answered specifically on this issue of paying for health care. you know, this is something that's frustrated the white house a bit. that is, from the very beginning, the president said whatever they do with health care, it is not going to add to the deficit. the problem is, you know, the general public is still seeing what government is doing in general, in seeing a big deficit, in seeing a lot of money spent. while it is true that everything they're doing, every plan they've come up will be deficit-neutral when it comes to this thing, it's just not -- that part of it is penetrating the public psyche enough, or what, because that has been something that, when you listen to these protesters and listen to the folks that have come to these town has and been upset, really the core of the upset, of why they're upse
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 3:05am EDT
obama is in full campaign mode, off to montana for another town hall meetin >> the white house and its allies are fighting for control of the health care debate which they say has been swamped by misinformation and fear. t.j. winick reports from washington. >> reporter: facing a barrage of publicity against health care reform, the white house and its partners are pushing back. >> what does health insurance reform mean for you? >> reporter: a new coalition funded largely by the pharmaceutical industry launched $12 million in television ads in support of the president's plan. >> it means lower costs, a cap on out of pocket expenses, tough new rules to cut waste and red tape and a fus on preventing illness before it strikes. >> reporter: also the white house sent out its own viral e-mail and video tom combat opponents the administration is even having to fight misinformation by one of its republican partners. >> we should not have a government that determines you're going to pull the plug on grandma. >> reporter: senator grassley was referring to a proposal about talking to a doctor e
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 7:00pm EDT
on the gridiron from the joe montanas to the reggie whites. come january you have an opportunity to see those great players get their name called to be enshrined into the pro football hall of fame. we now look back on 10 years of ozzie newsom as he reflects on his induction into pro football's hall of fame. >> started out playing football in junior high, you just want to be on the team, you know, and you get lucky enough it play at a very good high school, and i only played in like four losing games in my three years of high school ball. and win a state championship. and lucky enough, because i don't know if my parents would have been able to pay for me to go to college. i get a scholarship and i play at the university of alabama and play in the orange bowl and the sugar bowl, and then to come in to cleveland, to have your position changed, to have three shots at going to the super bowl and get to the hall of fame. what everybody throughout your whole walk of life can be right there with you to enjoy it all, it's a very, very special thing. and the lead in to the hall of fame is, after your f
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 1:00pm EDT
specter again, montana, and nebraska, also hagerstown, maryland, and that's where senator ben cardin hosts a meeting this hour. we're keeping a close eye on this one. cardin actually got booed and jeered monday at his town hall in towson. and in new jersey, congressman steve rosman hosting that one. and there's a bunch of town halls in iowa. >>> republican senator chuck grassley is hosting four of them today. the second one is wrapping up this hour. the president praised grassley yesterday as a republican that is honestly coming up with a health care reform both parties can live with. he's one of the group of six senators from both parties heavily involved in the negotiations. this event earlier in winterset was pretty civil, but the crowd of 3000-plus wasn't giving the senators any softballs either, take a listen. >> like i said, i'm a dumb, southern iowa red neck, and i see nowhere in the constitution where health care is a right. >> we would have a bill through the united states senate. probably not one i would have voted for, but -- so if anybody is criticizing me for negotiating, you'
FOX News
Aug 13, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. >> what else is he doing in montana? >> i hope that he will be enjoying the big sky country. i do not have any announcements on that today. at least i can lean on that side of it. >> i want to follow-up on what truck was asking. he is the top senator on the senate finance committee. the president wants a bipartisan bill. senator grassley said no public option. yesterday, he had a chance to clarify the death panel thing and he said that people have the right to be afraid of it. can you still count seriously chuck grassley as an ally in getting the health care bill passed? >> i think there's still the possibility of getting bipartisan agreement through the finance committee in order to make progress on a piece of legislation that can pass the senate. they're obviously the three republican senators who are involved in this. we hope to quell the misconceptions that apparently are held even by some in the senate. about what the bill is and what the bill is not. we will continue to hope that they can make progress. whether or not it happens, i do not know. >> he seems to be doing rope a dope wit
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 10:00am EDT
a question from a 14-year-old daughter of a supporter. then we have montana where they end up giving him a standing ovation. versus what you see right now, the people standing up saying hey, slow down. let's fiend out what is in the pill. let's find out how much is the cost. what they are showing us is vastly different from what the american people want. by doing so, we are finding out more. >> i'm shocked and dismayed eric. brenda: politicians often stage these on both sides of the aisle, pat. does this mean something for the economy that protesters are coming out and saying what might be wrong with the reform and stopping it? >> well, the sad thing is that neither side is focused on what really matters, which is that our physicians currently have incentive to do more and not provide quality carement you are paid for procedures, not outcomes. that is the fundamental problem with the way the healthcare system works today and it is unfortunate that none of the plans in congress address that core problem. the protest, by saying hands off, don't do anything they are not addressing it either
WETA
Aug 14, 2009 8:30pm EDT
isetting ready to go into the lion's den in montana. he needs a moment, aig moment when they are all yelling him and he says somethg that is calming yet firm he needs to outhere the way these senators are briefly doi, facing his detrtors and doing it ia way that shows courage and leadership. >> democrats would like to think that they arlosing this because they are beingout- organized, because of the nspiracy out ther groups tt are galvanizingpeople, tacts are wrong. e problems tha -- the problem is with what evan said -- a contradictionhat the ordinary american understands -- the president sayse will cut sts of health care d we would by injung 50 million additional americans. you are 8 years old -- by insuring 50 mlion additiona americans. if y are 8 years old, you kw that cant happen. when the cbo ss it will cost a fortune, not save, there was no esca. thosare numbers that you cannot refute. >> this year's deficit is $1.27 trillion. people to noce that. >> the way it affects the health care debate is that the bill for the outset was going to be paid for. it did not in and of itsel
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:30am EDT
. >> i'm brooke hart in washington. president obama today heads to montana then colorado. il
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. this afternoon he told a town hall in montana. brooke hart is in washington. >> president obama has west on a health care reform rescue mission. >> fascist pig. >> let the record show that the man left on his own. >> polls show that his efforts are in trouble. 34% of americans tell "usa today" they are more sympathetic to protesters. former gop house speaker newt gingrich wants more town halls. >> within 90 days, 90% of that will disappear and you have a civil dialogue. >> one of the reasons we push back is because of the misconceptions. >> starting today, a coalition of reform allies raises the stakes in a new commercial. >> what does insurance reform really mean? >> paid for by drug makers and the biggest hospital groups in the country, teaming up with a major union to back the president. >> you cannot be denied coverage for pre-existing condition or drop if you get sick. >> it is a counterpunch to critics at town halls getting saturation coverage. one group rallying protesters, freedomworks, calls it a lot of air between big business and big government. in washington, brooke hart, nbc
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
obama kicked off a poor state tour of its health care reform plan. he started off in belgrade montana or hundreds of people packed a town hall inside an airport hangar. the president answered some tough questions, including, which taxes be raised in order to pick the plan? >> i cannot cover another 46 million people for free. we do have to come up with that money. well as campaign, made a promise that i would not raise your taxes -- when i was campaigning, i made a promise i would not raise your taxes for those who may 200 the dozen dollars or less. for people to make a little bit more, there is nothing wrong with paying a little bit more. >> tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of woodstock. it became a symbol of the '60s generation. this weekend, thousands are returning to the side to relive the music and the moments. ♪ >> richie havens perform his legendary song ago freedom" to kick off the 40 the anniversary of the woodstock festival. the message still resonates, just as it did four decades ago when he opened the three day music and arts festival in upstate new york, where frustr
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
west. to montana and colorado. last night in colorado at another townhall meeting on health care, critics were ready to pile on. >> to quote, someone, i think some of the leaders have acted stupidly. >> now, the white house also had to acknowledge that the president misspoke at his own townhall meeting, when he said that the aarp backed the plan working the way through congress. at this point, they do not. >> in washington, doug lou sader. fox news. >> why are so many of the townhall meetings getting out of hand? even though they are designed to discuss health care reform many people are using them to vent anger about other issues. experts say they are drawing people that are proud to be americans but not proud of their government. >> i think what they are react to in part is, what is happening over the past year or so, watched while the government bailed out banks and other financial institutions, when they subsidize the industry with billons of dollars. and although many economists and newspaper columnists tell us this is bringing about an end to the recession, they have not se
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 5:30pm EDT
health care reform package. town hall meeting in montana was held this afternoon. it was much calmer than most. but the president denounced the media folk us on angry protestors at town hall meeting nationwide say tv loves ruckus. president spoke for about 30 minutes before taking questions. >> what we need to do is come up with a uniquely american way of providing care. so i'm not in favor of canadian system. i'm not in favor of british system or french system. >>reporter: president obama has another town hall meeting scheduled for tomorrow in the state of colorado. >>> mean time senator ben card town hall meeting on wednesday drew a lively crowd and one woman sent home in tears. jeff explains why. >>reporter: lori has spent 21 years living with hepatitis c and struggling to pay for treatment. so on wednesday she traveled to hagerstown and waited almost 3 hours for a coveted seat at senator card up to hall meeting. she was determined to ask the senator how the proposed health care reform measures would affect her. the senator closed the hour long meeting before she and many
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, . >> president obama hits the road trying to sell health care reform. townhall meeting in montana this afternoon was much calmer than most. but the president denounced the focus on angry protestors at townhall meetings saying television loves the raucous. president spoke for about 30 minutes before taking questions. >> what we need to do is come up with a uniquely american way of providing care. so i am not in favor of canadian system. i am not in favor of a british system. or a french system. >> the president has another townhall meeting tomorrow in colorado. >> undoubtly many u.s. lawmakers cannot wait for the recess to end. because town halls are tougher than the comfortable confines of the u.s. capital where reckless spending has become sport. we continue with political pulse with former maryland governor robert ehrlich. >> cardin is popular, been around forever, right, house of delegates. house of representatives. and what he saw the other night is probably surprising to him. because these are not wackos or cooks, right wing. regular folks turning out. now clearly there is a certain aspect
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
at 7:00. >>> in a town hall meeting in montana today president obama sought to ease concerns about his ambitious healthcare reform plan. >> if you are one of nearly 46 million people who don't have health insurance, will you finally have quality affordable options. and if you do have have health insurance, we'll help make sure that your insurance is more affordable and more secure. >> critics in the audience asked how the president planned to pay for the proposal. the president's answer? by eliminating waste and inefficiency. >>> one reporter scored the interview of a lifetime, and he's only 11. the scoop he managed to get from the president. >>> new information on the mid- air collision over the hudson river. >>> coming up, maryland, get ready to say ga sun tight. >> i'm bob turk. i'll have the complete first warning forecast coming up next. # >>> it is 72 degrees in cranially trail maryland. >>> we are learning more about why the faa placed an air traffic controller on leave following this past weekend's mid-air collision. the agency says the controller was making a personal phone ca
PBS
Aug 31, 2009 7:00pm EDT
captioning sponsored by wpbt mickey mouse and hannah montana are joining forces with spiderman and ironman in a deal worth $4 billion. they're not the only ones teaming up. >> susie: when it comes to a second stimulus package, more and more economists say it just doesn't add up. but there's no consensus when it comes to prospects for inflation and the timing of a recovery. >> you wouldn't want to pull the rug from american families trying to buy a house and from the financial system that only now is looking at a stabilizing housing factor. >> paul: that's what some experts say would happen if uncle sam stopped buying mortgage-backed securitys. we'll look at options for reducing the fed spending spree. >> susie: days after announcing a new schedule for its green liner boeing announces a major management shake-up. details in tonight's stock in the news. >> paul: i'm paul kangas. >> susie: and i'm susie gharib. this is nightly business report for monday august 30. >> susie: good evening, everyone. the government needs to stop spending money on the u.s. economy. that's the conclusi
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 4:30am EDT
western state. hail, flash flooding and tornadoes could threaten idaho, montana, nebraska and the dakotas. gusty winds and lightning increase the fire danger from arizona to the pacific northwest. >> a high of 80 in boston and new york. 91 in atlanta. 90 in new orleans. and 101 in dallas. 88 in st. louis. 77 in detroit. 79 for chicago and the twin cities. and phoenix climbs to 111. albuquerque, 93. >>> and when we come back, overhauling fannie mae and freddie mac. the idea would be to give them a clean slate in the wake of the mortgage meltdown. >>> and the former congressman caught with cash in his freezer. william jefferson pays the price for selling his office. hi, may i help you? lots of discounts on car insurance. can i get in on that? are you a safe driver? yes. discount! do you own a home? are you going to buy online? yes! discount! isn't getting discounts great? yes! yeah, i got carried away. helping you save money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. was about 30 seconds after i woke up. still not smoking! seven days. nicorette takes just enough of the ege off the nee
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 4:30am EDT
for oregon, idaho and montana. gusty winds and the threat of wildfires in california and nevada. and scattered showers in northern new england. >> a high of 81 in boston. 84 in new york. and 94 in atlanta. dallas will hit 101. omaha, 97. and st. louis, 90. much cooler than normal in the northwest. 66 in seattle. 67 in boise. and 71 in portland. south, phoenix will climb to 106. and albuquerque, 101. >>> when we come back this morning, a major newspaper publisher is set to start charging for all of its online content. some say it's an extremely risky move. >>> and safety questions about a swine flu vaccine. the health of nearly 160 million americans could be in the balance. dangerous plaque that can build up and high cholesterollled is a major factor.r athero./ but crestor can help slow the buildup of plaque in arteres. go to arterytour.com to learn how plaque builds up. and take an interactive tour/ and then ask your doctorif crestorvis. along with diet, bad cholesterol nd raise good.r/ crestor is proven to slow the buildup f plaque in arteries. crestor isn't or everyone, like p
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 6:30pm EDT
in last year's election. the stop comes on the heels of last night's meeting in montana, the president faced some pointed but civil questions about how he will pay for the plan to reform the nation's health care system. a process that has caused his once sky-high approval ratings to fall. around the nation, there's been negative feedback at many town hall meetings as average americans have questioned lawmakers about changes to the nation's health care system. in his weekly address, mr. obama says he wants the nation to move forward despite the challenges from opponents. >> the history is clear -- every time we come close to passing health insurance reform, the special interests with the stake in the status quo use their influence and allies to scare and mislead the american people. >> but in the republicans weekly address, utah senator hatch rejected the charge, saying americans just want the facts. >> although i encourage the use of respectful debate, we should not be stifling these discussions. there's nothing unamerican about disagreements. in fact, our great nation was founded on s
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 4:30am EDT
could threaten idaho, montana, nebraska and the dakotas. gusty nds and lightning secreast the fire danger from arizona p taccrheific northwest. w york.gh of 80 in boston and 91 in atlanta. 90 in new orleans. and 101 in dallas. 88 in st. louis. 77 in detroit. 79 for chicago and the twin cities. and phoenix imbs to 111.1. alalbuquerque,e, 93.3. >>> and wh we come back, overuling fannie mae and freddie mac. the idea would be to give them a clean slate in the wake of mortgage mtdown. >>> and the former congressman caught with cash in his freezer. william jefferson pays the p >>> stocks are rising overseas this morning after wall street took a breather from its summer rally. tokyo's nikkei average jumped 1.3% today. hong kong's hang seng is higher. in london, the ftse opened higher. wall street starts the day with the dow at 9280, after slipping 39 points yesterday. the nasdaq fell 18 points to close at 1993. >>> the obama administration is considering one of the biggest overhauls to the housing finance system since the great depression. the president's top economic advisers are meetin
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 4:30am EDT
for oregon, idaho and montana. gusty wiwes and the threat of wildfires inwiifalornia and nevada.if and scattered showers in rthern new england. >> a high of 81 in boston. 84 in new york and 94 in atlanta. hit 101.l omaha, 97. and st. louis, 90. much cooler than normal in the northwest. 66 in seattle. 67 in boise. and 71 in portland south, phoenix will climb to 106. and albuquerque, 101. >>> when we come back this morning, a major newspaper publisher is set to start charging for all of its online content. some say it's an extremely risky move. >>> and safety questions about a swine flu vaccine. the health onef ar 1ly60 mlion >>> overseas stock markets are mixed this morning, to end the week tokyo's nikkei average climbed 0.2% today. hong kong's hang seng is sharply lower. in london, the ftse opened lower. wall street starts the day with the dow at 9256 after losing 24 points yesterday. the nasdaq fell 20 points to close at 1973. >>> investors will be reacting to the july jobs report today, considers by many to be the most important econic report. economists are predicting job los
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
meeting in montana in a few hours. president barack obama is likely to face an angry group when he takes questions from the crowd. meermbs of congress this week at this harsh criticism from people worried about health care reform and how it will impact them. >> my biggest concern is when the government gets involved with any thing, they miss it all up. >> a recent gallup poll shows 49% of americans disapprove of how the president is handling the proposed reform. >>> family members and friends gathered today to pay their respects to eunice kennedy shriver. thousands of people lined the streets of hyannis, mass. to watch the procession. special olympics athletes led the procession to honor the woman who founded those games. the funeral is for invited guests only. she died tuesday at the age of 88. >>> it was the music festival that defined a generation. we will talk a little bit more about woodstock in just a little bit. it is afforded anniversary. first, we want to turn to the weather. >> looking outside, there are still a few clouds from this morning. that is keeping the temerrapetun nd
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
is downplaying the protests by angry protesters at town hall meetings across the country, and he was in montana to post a town hall meeting of his own. in the meantime, president obama says he is not trying to vilify insurance companies. he is on an four-state tour as part of his pledge to overhaul the insurance system. >>> earlier today, eunice kennedy shriver was honored, the founder of special olympics. her daughter, california first lady maria shriver, who called her mother, quote, "skerries smart and not afraid to show it -- scary smart." her brother, cedric entered kennedy, could not attend as he continues to battle cancer -- senator edward kennedy. >>> a judge dismissed after letting air out of a tire. >>> also ahead, jon and kate plus police. what force them to go to.ir >>> we have new information about the mid-air collisions over the hudson river last weekend. just seconds before the crash, a conflict alert warningd on the dispy. appeared on the display. controllers told the ntsb they do not recall hearing those warnings. two people have been suspended, and a supervisor who was not in
ABC
Aug 16, 2009 9:00am EDT
into the lion's den in montana. he needs the moment, a big moment where they are all yelling at him, and he says something that is calming yet firm. he needs to be out there where the senators are really going, facing the detractors and doing it in a way that shows courage and leadership. >> democrats would like to think that they are losing this because they are being out- organized, because there is conspiracies out there, groups that are galvanizing people, or tactics are wrong. the problem is with one evan said -- at the core of this is a contradiction that the ordinary americans understand -- president says we have to cut costs on health care and i am going to do it and we will insure 50 million additional americans. if you are 8 years old, you know that cannot be true. there is something here that is wrong. when the cbo came out and said that it is going to cost a fortune, it is not going to save the, there was no escape. those are numbers that you cannot refute. >> this year the fed about as a tacit $1.27 trillion. people notice that and they -- >> the way it affects the health care debat
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, in helena, montana. denver is that 63. one front will come through mid- week grace secondary system by the end of the week should takit our temperatures make it more refreshing and that front should have an impact on hurricane at bill off the coast. let's look at the storms can and there are two systems. bill is the main one we are focusing on. it is a category one hurricane. winds are at 140 miles per hour. -- 114 miles per hour for it could come -- it could become a storm by wednesday morning. it should stay in the atlantic. we will keep an eye on it. that system may keep it curving out to say. the second system is ana and this system will run into problems with dry air and it will run into the islands in the dominican republic and puerto rico. it is a little bit of a low pressure system with a little stormy nets. -- storminess. at home, you see the energy which is a club that bring rain to the deep south. -- claudette's which will bring into the deep south. two storms we're watching and ana will lose steam because of the dry air. hurricane bill will be the one to watch. but he co
Univision
Aug 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, condiciones calidas y bastante secas, y condiciones más secas en el suroes te, y tenemos desde montana avisos de tormenta. afortunadamente condiciones sobre el tzópjño[hkph@h@h@tzópj todo de mi parte, continuamos con más de "primer impacto." >>> bien, gracias. >>> y se caldearon los animos en un debate sobre la reforma de salud, y decenas de personas comenzaron a golpear las puertas, y fue tal la pelea que tuvieron que cancelar lah@ >>>>y la mayoría de los padres están tzópjñhfúkph@h@h@tzópjñ@. >>> y el gobierno también se está preparando, y ya están las nuevas medidas para cuando los niños vuelvan a la escuela sobre la gripe h1n1. >>> el mensaje fue claro, quieren que los niños infectados se queden en casa. el director del centro de enfenmedades dijo que puedentzói contagieneo, el temor es que en otoño esto se intefique. >>> el secretarioe educación espera que ninguna escuela tenga que cerrar. si las condiciones son como la primavera pasada se les pedirá que se quedan en casa. >>> tanto en la situación actual, le estamos pidiendo que no hay ninguna penalidad, que se les
Univision
Aug 13, 2009 6:30pm EDT
montana y el sábado en colorado en la casa blanca, lourdes m univisión >>> vamos a una pausa a la vuelta el presidente uribe de colombia confirma su asistencia a la cumbre de una sur. >>> liberan en méxico a los supuestos culpables de una masacre ocurrida hace más de 10 años >>> en venezuela, pri moprimen que se oponen a una reforma de educación del presidente chávez. ¿te despiertas a cada rato para ir al baño? ¿tienes urgencia al ir también de día? tezvekph@h@tezvnx]dxkph@h@tezvnp una eh@h@tezvnxtuhkp para muchos hombres, flomax reduce los síntomas por bph en sólo una na. tezvnxp evita manejar o realizar tareas riesgosas por 12as lue de un de limera s,tezvnxp h@h@tewpkkp unja repna resiónerial, h@h@que rara vez causa desmayos. de un de limera s,tezvnxp h@s de uirugíade cath@as, tezvnx infopa tu omólogoque has to. efs secuios cotezvs ókpgoteo a nari mareos y disminución demen. tezvprh@ta a tdico s flomh@s adec para ¿o parah@h@tezvnxtutkp te para una muestra gratis por una semana, llama al 1-888-miflomax. ( ♪ música ) >>> en venezuela ya policía utilizó gases lacr
Univision
Aug 13, 2009 11:30pm EDT
realidad,verdaderamente responder y h@h@tguk[mhçjkph@h@ y la maÑana a montana, para dialogar con los ciudadanos. cientos de personas asistieron a los funerales del difunto fúnebre lugarla y,el servicio iglesia de nuestra seÑora de la oria.[mh]yk h@h@tguk[mfrlkph@h@tguk[mióékph@ mucho,como beneficia a la compaÑÍa parÁ por ver las unidades que tenemos. >> sÓlo en su primera de cuatro semanas,el programa vendiÓ un cuarto de millÓn de vehÍculos a nivel nacional. las ventas se duplicaron en h@tp gobierederal tuvo que aprobar un fondo adicional de $2 mil millones para extenderlo. >> se ayudarÍa a muchas personas con el gasto de la gasolina que es lo primordial,y si uno puede ahorrarse un dinero,estÁ muy bien. la ford anunciÓ hoy que fabricarÁ más algo los modelos para aumentar sus ventas. fÁbricas de h@tguk[maoikph@h@h@. algunos propietarios, sin embargo, dicen estar perdiendo dinero porque sus clientes compran autos nuevos,en lugar de reparar los. >> resulta claro que para la industria automotriz del programa ha sido un gran estÍmulo econÓmico, justo cuando atravesa
Univision
Aug 14, 2009 5:30am EDT
realidad,verdaderamente responder tg]pompjpkph@h@h@tg]p y la maÑana a montana, para dialogar con los ciudadanos. cientos de personas asistieron a los funerales del difunto presidente kennedy,el servicio hÚnebrvo lug]pomçnn la iglesia de nuestra seÑorarde la ctoria h@tg]pomphbkph@h@tg]pomwxkph@hp ha tenido tal demanda que comienzan a escasear los vehÍculos,y los fabricantes deben incrementar su producciÓn,es por eso que se ha propuesto que los potenciales compradores se reciban un bono de compromiso que podrÁn comprar el vehÍculo cuando la fÁbrica no lo tiene. >> la nueva medida ampliarÁ los beneficios del programa dinero por chatarra,y les permitirÁ a los clientes recibir vehÍculos que no estÁn disponibles ahora o cuyos modelos estÁn agotados. >> tanto beneficia el cliente, mucho,como beneficia a la compaÑÍa parÁ por ver las unidades que tenemos. >> sÓlo en su primera de cuatro semanas,el programa vendiÓ un cuarto de millÓn de vehÍculos a nivel nacional. las ventas se duplicaron en h@h@ gobi federal tuvo que aprobar un fondo adicional de $2 mil millones para ex
NBC
Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
were only around 60 out in great falls and then to montana. our temperature was only two degrees below average, but, boy, is it still dry and it's still delightful. here's the humidity. dew point's in the 7. that's going to be coming our way. a little ripple in the atmosphere. that will produce showers. we've got high clouds coming in on us. as a result with the high clouds not as cool as it's been. right now in and around us, nothing going on radar. the pufl area of high pressure that brought all the wonderful weather moves off. tomorrow back to the south and southwesterly winds. if yo gou and the bay i think the winds will pick up and nice sailing weather and there will be low pressure to our north. a slight chance as we get into the humidity we may see a pop-up variety here, especially if you're heading to the mountains of west virginia. tomorrow near 90 degrees and a bit more humid. look at raleigh. 98. and then 100 degrees on sunday and i think our temperatures on sunday will be in the mid 90s. enjoy the evening. a lot of high cloud. but once again very pleasant temperatures. humi
NBC
Aug 12, 2009 7:00pm EDT
in montana. brian. >> savannah guthrie at the white house to start us off tonight. thanks. >>> a lot of the emotion we are seeing at the townhalls concerns what the administration has been calling the public option. opponents like to call it a government takeover of health care. the basic question remains -- what does the obama administration really mean by this term "public option." tonight we launch an effort aimed at making sense of it all. our report from nbc's kelly o'donnell. >> this is not health reform -- >> reporter: in the health care debate, two words evoke a strong reaction. public option. >> why will be forced into the public option -- >> reporter: heard again today at a townhall meeting in maryland. >> i would like you to address how the public option -- decreases or increases our choices in health care. t. nothing has been decided to democrats want the federal government to create a new public health insurance program to compete with private companies. >> private insurance could be here today and gone tomorrow. a public insurance option is a guaranteed program you kno
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
in montana. brooke hart has the latest. >> reporter: president obama heads west today on a health care reform rescue mission. >> fascist pig. >> let the record show the man left on his own. >> reporter: after a week of town hall flare-ups, one poll shows his efforts in troubling. >> rationing happens now. >> reporter: 34% of americans tell "usa today" they're now more sympathetic to protesters. 21% say less so. newt gingrich wants more town halls. protesters claim the president is pushing everything from abortion to euthanasia in his reform plan. >> one of the reasons we've pushed back is because of those misconceptions. >> reporter: starting today, a coalition of reform allies raises the stakes in a new ad. >> what does health insurance reform really mean? >> reporter: the ads paid for by drugmakers, the biggest doctor and hospital groups in the country, teaming up with a major union to back the president. >> it means you can't be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition or dropped if you get sick. it means putting health care decisions in the hands of you and your doct. >> reporter: the
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
whitewater rafting in montana. looked too good to be true. you know what? it was sort o t you see a four-star hotel inicen ve mistakenly offered aen romantic en ekwed for 1 ekeuro. boeo p0ple p booked rooms. tedokplhe rooms at the price. but, it tutne ood te b a mistake. the hotel mint to offer sgho- atatty h bal two-night stay at half price. usually rooms there cost up to the sfftat.gher the staffer made the akstmie. still, the hotel ssaytla i pstn to honor reservations that could cost them about $129,000. still ahead tonight -- new technology could keep college students safer. as they head back to school. tell you about that. >>> plus after a beautiful saturday, will we stay dry for bet er cocooler.olgh >>> thousand of young people are heading back to school. new technology destoond to give parents some peace of mind as their young loved ones leave the nest. derek ward has that report tonight. move in day. right of passages for sons and daughters. howard university and american university, parents say good-bye. >> i'm not so concerned about really just leaving her by herself. am just c
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 8:30am EDT
montana" helmet is spoeft to fit children 8 and up. but tests show it is too big for some 8-year-olds and just right for some adults. >> a helmet should fit snugly even before you tighten the strap. >> level and no more than one or two finger's width above the brow. the straps should form a v under each year and centered under the chin. the brasher tested well and is a best buy for $20. >> you'll need to adjust the bike helmet over time. the straps may stretch or slip as your child grows. replace it every five years or if your child has an accident. >>> this week in living well a crackdown on foot safety especially greens that say prewashed and ready to eat. unfortunately they have been the culprits of widespread food poisoning cases. >> reporter: kelly won't go near salad that comes from a bag. >> you have like a pain in your stomach and the pain was unbelievable. >> reporter: she was infected with e. coli after seating a salad at a washington state restaurant. she said she found out later that the lettuce came from a bag. the mother o. two ended up in the hospital for two weeks
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 12:00pm EDT
and thunderstorms around in to montana, as well. but that storm system at the same time will kick that heat. in think southern part of the country east and northeast. we will be joining that in a couple of days. right now high pressure, southern ohio in to west virginia. as the high pulls away the winds turn around and temperatures come up. 85 today. 70s to the north w-9 0s south. tonight in the 60s. upper 60s downtown and 50s north and west. tomorrow, yeah, we are pushing 90. comfortable buffalo over to boston. look at sunday. temperatures shoot up to the mid, maybe even the upper 90s. going to raleigh, 100, norfolk 96 and even richmond well in the 90s. only boston stays in the 70s. 85 beautiful degrees this afternoon. we have 90 tomorrow. 95 at at least on sunday and monday and by thursday, maybe we will cool down in the 80s. that's weather. have a great weekend and stick around. 9 news now at noon returns ea after this. ♪ i am stuck on band-aid® brand ♪ ♪ 'cause germs don't stick on me! ♪ only band-aid® brand plus antibiotic waterproof... has antibiotic ointment directly on the
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 2:00pm EDT
that to you. he was in montana yesterday. while he was there he heard from an impassioned insurance salesman about health care reform. listen to this. >> mr. president, i make a living selling individual health insurance. okay. obviously, i have paid very close attention to this insurance debate. as you know, the health insurance companies are in favor of health care reform. and have a number of very good proposals before congress to work with government to provide insurance for the uninsured and cover individuals with pre-existing conditions. why is it that you have changed your strategy from talking about health care reform to health insurance reform? and decided to vilify the insurance companies? >> okay, that is a fair question. that's a fair question. first of all, you are absolutely right that the insurance companies in some cases have been constructive. so i will give you a particular example, aetna has been trying to work with us in dealing with some of the pre-existing condition stuff. that's absolutely true. and there are other come pans who have done the same. now i want to just b
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
meeting in montana today and criticized the media for showing angry protestors and not enough of the constructive meetings going on. obama added that while montana has bears, moose and elk, he claimed that washington mainly just has bull. an investigation in the santa cruz mountains in california. a series of wildfires continues to spread. only 5% of the blaze is under control. stocks finished the day down. the dow fell 76 points on the day and slipped a half percentage point for the week. chris wallace now has a preview of what is on "special report" tonight. caller: coming up, latest on how some people ended up on the white house e-mail list and healthcare provision end-of-life provision seems dead, at least for now. join me at 6:00 eastern, and now back to glenn beck in new york. glenn: hello, america, time to use your head, bringing you stories where the media and the government are not using their heads. welcome to bailout nation. we're all socialists now, remember? it started with the banks and then it went to the car companies an insurance companies and now tarp money c
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 4:00pm EDT
. this is a live picture of air force one about to depart montana for grand junction, colorado. in colorado that is where he is going to be holding a townhall meeting, a city providing medical care at a third of the cost of other cities. hundreds of people are expected at the event and to make their voices heard in demonstrations planned outside. what does the president plan to focus on in today's townhall? >> strategy has been tapping into anger against the insurance companies. yesterday he was on patients who get dropped from coverage. today it's going to be people who has insurance that gets hit by a cap on benefits and large out of pocket fees. introducing him is nathan wilkes. he has been paying $25,000 in out of pocket fees. he is battling over a benefits cap, as well. the white house says the president will continue to hold these townhall regularly this month. >> julie: what can we expect from the crowd, especially from the demonstrators. some of these have gotten pretty heated? >> the audience might be okay with shouting down their congressman but they have taken a different tone wi
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2009 2:00pm EDT
us about those plans. >> he's got a couple of town halls. one in colorado, one in montana. this is a three or four-day swing out west. montana, colorado and arizona and do some sightseeing with the fo whole family. >> thanks so much. >>> coming up, he was convicted in connection with the 1988 lockerbie bombing and now, he might be set free because he's sick. but how sick is he and does it matter? >>> plus, it was only a few months that anything obama sold like hot cakes. now, there's an up tick in antiobama gear. >>> and you've seen the ads. sell your gold for cash now. but should you? you're watching "it's the economy" on msnbc. i was in the grocery store when i had a heart attack. my daughter was with me. i took a bayer aspirin out of my purse and chewed it. my doctor said the bayer aspirin saved my life. please talk to your doctor about aspirin and your heart. i'm going to be grandma for a long time. have discovered how easy it is to use legalzoom for important legal documents. at legalzoom, we'll help you incorporate your busines file a patent, make a will and more. yo
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
obama is in montana today as he continues to try to sell his health insurance reform plan. hundreds of people came out to hear the president speak in montana. he talked about the difficulty of people being tried to buy health care insurance companies because of pre-existing conditions and when they become seriously ill. the president says that his plan will put a stop to that. we are held hostage at any given moment. >> those that charge fees that people cannot afford at a time when they desperately need care. >> the president also predicted that health insurance reform will be passed this year. a landmark government study cited tens of thousands of deaths from medical errors and a investigation found low or no progress since then. the barack obama administration wants to make that a priority. this is part 2 of our series on deadly medical mistakes. >> president barack obama took office promising reforms in health care including patient safety. six months later, the new white house health czar says that the program as making progress. >> nearly $20 billion of stimulus money to kicks
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00am EDT
his push for health care reform with a town hall meeting in grand junction, montana. the president received a polite reception at a town hall meeting in montana. steve handlesman has more. >> with polls showing support dropping for his health care initiative, president obama took the bull by the horns himself and took the heat. >> that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. the only way you will get that money is to raise your taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> you are absolutely right. i can't cover another 46 million people for freefment let's assume it costs $30 billion per year over 10 years. we do have to come up with that money. when i wa was campaigning, i promised i would not raise your taxes if you made $250,000 a year or less. but i said for people like myself who make more than that, there is nothing wrong with me paying a little bit more in order to help people who got a little bit less. that was my commitment. >> backing the president's plans are some strange bed fellows, a big union, drug companies, hospitals, and doctors, the a.m.a. i
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
supreme court justice, sotomayor. >>> also, hannah montana's dad, billy ray cyrus, dropping by. >> you know how good that chocolate cake was? look at my birthday. mark traub right here, stage manager. finishing off the cake. >> that was good. really good. >>> let's gin side. natalie's standing by with a look at the headlines. >>> good morning. the white house says it deeply regrets scott lan's decision today to free the only person convicted for the 1988 bombing of pan am flight 103 over lockerbie. former libyan agent abdel baset al megrahi was serving a life sentence for the terror that claimed 270 lives. he now has terminal prostate cancer and was released on compassionate grounds. his release announced this morning by scotland's justice secretary. >>> scattered violence in afghanistan today where voters are choosing their next president. at least a dozen taliban rockets have fallen near polling places. the election is seen as a crucial test of u.s. efforts to stabilize the country. >>> police have called off the ground search for kristi cornwell, the georgia mother missing for more
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 10:00pm EDT
for the health care plan. what happened at a townhall meeting today in the state of montana. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am karen parks. michael phelps involved in a crash in downtown baltimore. and tonight police have released the report. they say it was not his fault. >> apparently it is the other driver. still both will indeed be cited. keith daniels is live at the scene of the accident last night with more. >> jeff, back at the corner of north calvert and east biddle. people that lived in the neighborhood call it a dangerous intersection. and, of course, michael phelps is one of the latest victims. he was coming from penn station when he crashed. >> both michael phelps was coming down bittle street. >> isaac. >> gray accord came up. >> heard the screeching tires and saw the sha tering crash. >> this is the green light facing this way. >> two car collision with michael phelps behind the wheel of the wrecked cadillac escalade suv. >> back in calvert and east bittle where it happened. walking his do
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
to be available by mid-october. >>> president obama is in montana today to give a final push to healthcare reform before he heads off for vacation. manuel gallegus reports for wjz. the president is holding another town hall meeting and will likely run into more protestors. >>> the salesmen in chief is out west, stepping up his pitch for urgent healthcare reform. >> health insurance reform will mean a set of common sense, consumer protections for folks with health insurance. >> reporter: president obama is using his own town hall meetings to beat back the fiery opposition boiling over in other town halls across the country. >> fight against the fear. this is not about politics. this is about helping the american people. >> reporter: while montana voted for president president obama's arrival in the last election, and usually casts a wary eye toward washington, we were hard-pressed to find any ticket holders who didn't support a healthcare overhaul. >> i trust the government far more than i trust private insurance companies. >> reporter: tickets for this town hall were distributed on a first come,
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: while montana voted for president obama rival in the last election, and usually casts a wary eye toward washington, we were hard- pressed to find any ticket holders who didn't support a healthcare overhaul. >> i trust the government far more than i trust private insurance companies. >> tickets for this town hall were distributed on a first come, first served basis. most of the shouting was relegated far away from this hangar outside of the airport. >> what do we want? >> healthcare. >> when do we want it? >> now. >> they staked out ground nearby. >> no one knows what is on the bill, actually. but they're already opposed. >> reporter: many hope the president can better explain what it is in the legislation and redirect the debate. >> this whole conferring has devolved into a bitter argument. and i think we need to step back and say, we're very sure about what we disagree on. what do we agree on? >> reporter: president obama will face a new town hall crowd in colorado tomorrow. in belgrade, montana, manuel gallegus, wjz eyewitness news. >> eyewitness news has been asking you to e-m
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
sky montana this morning. good morning, rachel. >> reporter: good morning. kate. we're about 55 miles away from bozeman where the president held his health care town hall meeting yesterday and while there was some tension, the event started out with hugs, handshakes, even some humor. >> here in montana you've got bears and moose and elk and in washington you just have mostly bull. >> reporter: words that moments later were thrown right back at the president as he tried to set the record straight on his plans for health care reform. >> we keep getting the bull. that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> you are absolutely right that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. >> reporter: obama has been ramping up his fight for reform as opposition has been mounting on both sides of the debate. the plan to provide end-of-life counseling is being dropped from a senate version of the bill after conservatives like sarah palin said it would create so-called death panels. the topic came up between senators arlen specter and chuck grassley yesterd
ABC
Aug 24, 2009 3:35am EDT
forecast: showers and thunderstorms from the dakotas and montana. isolated showers and thunderstorms from new york to new england. scattered showers from d.c. to north carolina. >> a seasonable 78 in boston, 86 in new york and 84 in baltimore. 80s across most of the midwest. 103 in phoenix and 84 in albuquerque. seattle gets up to 76 and portland is 82. >> it may be tough to find a needle in a haystack but a woman in germany found an offer she could not refuse. >> her boyfriend used 150 bales of hay to propose. it was a six-hour labor of love to spell out those words and of course it was in german. each bale of hay ways more than 600 pounds and each letter was nearly 12 feet high. >> the groom to be got down on his knee and proposed the old fashioned way first. when she said yes, he threw open the shutters to reveal his creation. i was reading them and said that doesn't say. >> it took me a second. that is not english i don't think. >> now we know. >> we'll be right back. ♪ love and marriage, love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage ♪ >> bad news for seni citizens. they
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